Friday 17 June 2022

The Guardian: Thousands of cattle dead due to heatwave in Kansas

 Extreme heat is predicted for large parts of the US including Kansas, which is one of the country’s top three beef producers

beef cattle at a feedlot
‘What is clear is that the livestock heat stress issue will become increasingly challenging,’ said one expert. Photograph: Richard Hamilton Smith/Design Pics/Getty Images/Design Pics RF
Fri 17 Jun 2022 03.47 AEST Last modified on Fri 17 Jun 2022 03.49 AEST 

This week, the National Weather Services (NWS) predicted extreme heat on parts of the Gulf coast and spreading to the Great Lakes in the midwest, with more than 100 million Americans advised to stay inside to fight the heat.

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